Software Engineer

Pioneer Search
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
iOS/Android, AWS, Java, Restful API, GraphQL, Redux, MySQL, Java 8, Dynamo DB, Cassandra, Kafka

Software Engineer

My client is an Fintech Business based in London who are building a new platform on open Banking principles, to deliver a more personal, better experience for everyone.

Based in the heart of London they are a rapidly growing a team of financial experts looking to grow by seeking technical experts, fast thinkers to transform, innovate and help them achieve their mission on this greenfield project.


The Software Engineer will help develop scalable cloud based next generation banking services. The platform is built on AWS infrastructure with AWS services and open source framework used. Delivery follows Large Scale Scrum methodology and build automated test suites using tools such as Selenium, Cucumber and Appium. Engineers are needed to help build App and assist delivering on Front-End and App in React, NodeJS, React Native, Redux and the iOS/Android SDK's and building their back end in Java 8 and Spring micros services running on Dynamo DB, Cassandra and Kafka.


  • A deep and up-to-date understanding of best practice applications design and development
  • Solid experience in building and operating distributing cloud-microservices
  • Past experience of designing systems or components on Large Projects
  • Experience of working in Project through the whole project lifecycle
  • A deep understanding of Java 8 and enterprise Java Framework such as Spring (particularly Spring Boot and Spring Security)
  • Solid experience of Continuous Integration
  • Solid experience with SQL database e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Solid experience of delivering in an Agile manner, particularly Scrum

General Skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Team player with strong collaboration skills
  • Excellent understanding of the interactions between people, processes and technology
  • Reliable, determined and highly motivated
  • Can demonstrate innovative and creative approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to cope with uncertainty and drive through change
  • Good prioritisation skills
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Experience of working with an offshore development provider

iOS/Android, AWS, Java, Restful API, GraphQL, Redux, MySQL, Java 8, Dynamo DB, Cassandra, Kafka
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